|Directed by||Louis J. Gasnier|
|Written by||Alfredo Le Pera|
|Music by||Marcel Lattès|
Modesto Romero Martinez
|Cinematography||Harry Stradling Sr.|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The film was made at the Joinville Studios in Paris by Paramount Pictures, who produced a large number of films in different languages at the studios. The film was made in Spanish, primarily for release in Spanish-speaking countries. Carlos Gardel appeared in a string of such productions during the 1930s. The film was extremely popular in Argentina, the native country of its three stars, where it was one of the highest-grossing releases.
After she hears his voice, a music teacher encourages a gambler to pursue a career as a professional singer. He enjoys success, but his former criminal connections threaten to wreck his progress.
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